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Saturday, October 30, 2021

Rudolf Steiner and spirit


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Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) was an Austrian philosopher. Writer Colin Wilson said,


"We may even conclude that Swedenborg, Blake and Madame Blavatsky had all developed the same power of amplification, and that Steiner's visions of angelic hierarchies are no truer than Swedenborg's visions of heaven and hell, Blake's visions of the daughters of Albion, or Madame Blavatsky's visions of the giants of Atlantis." (Rudolf Steiner: The Man and his Vision, 1985)


The rest of this post is some quotes from Steiner.




"When human beings meet together seeking the spirit with unity of purpose then they will also find their way to each other." (


"When the spirit most closely approaches the physical earth, then we have the perception of fragrance." (




"I ask you to write this deeply into your souls... the materialistic culture... is now on the way to its close." (


"Just as an age was ready to receive the Copernican theory of the universe, so is our own age ready for the ideas of reincarnation and karma to be brought into the general consciousness of humanity." (




"When the human being hears music, he has a sense of wellbeing, because these tones harmonize with what he has experienced in the world of his spiritual home." (


"The task of art is to take hold of the shining, the radiance, the manifestation, of that which as spirit weaves and lives throughout the world." (